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Manchester has re-invented itself as a hotbed of arts and culture. Our creative city is brimming with love for the arts. It’s bursting with enough galleries, museums, concert halls, libraries, and theatres to keep the most devout culture vulture happy and more festivals than you can shake a stick at.

Hulme The Movie: Britain’s worst housing disaster on film

Hulme, Manchester. Dateline 1972. The opening of the biggest public housing development in the whole of Europe. Hulme, Manchester. Dateline 1991. The launch of City...

Parklife Festival 2019 pictures: Manchester parties in the rain at Heaton...

It may have been a soggy start, but rain failed to dampen the party spirit as thousands of revellers descended on Heaton Park for...

Whatever happened to the Arndale underground market? This urban explorer...

Many people have happy memories of the Arndale Underground Market, a shopper's paradise beneath the city centre's streets back in the 1970s and 80s. The...

Bongo’s Bingo reveals Christmas dates for Manchester

If you're after a Christmas party with a difference, then Manchester's craziest night out Bongo’s Bingo has just revealed its festive dates for the...

How a strobe-lit Happy Mondays video captured an era of cultural...

In the 1980s getting videos played on MTV and Channel 4’s The Chart Show was an important means to boost a music act’s profile...

Manchester radio breakfast shows axed at Capital, Heart and Smooth as...

There is set to be a huge change on Manchester's radio airwaves in the months ahead - after plans were unveiled to scrap local...

An enchanting Peter Rabbit Christmas grotto experience is coming to intu...

Beatrix Potter’s most famous character, Peter Rabbit, will be brought to life in an immersive Christmas grotto experience at intu Trafford Centre this Christmas. Making a...

5 Reasons Why Manchester is Definitely the UK’s Second City

5 reasons why Manchester beats Birmingham to the title of the UK’s second city...

Happy 60th birthday Salford music legend Mark E Smith

Mark E Smith was born on 5th March 1957. But let’s start where The Fall started - with the name. His first action, on forming...

It’s THE END for the Odeon Oxford Street: the 1930s blockbuster...

Three months short of 13 years since the last picture show at the former Odeon cinema on Oxford Street, the landmark art deco building...

You can watch IT and The Shining in an underground cellar...

A hidden screening room, located underneath an old bank? Sounds like the perfect space for a series of spooky Halloween screenings. Film fans can head...

“Bring back Joel and Lorna!” Heart North West listeners react as...

The new Heart radio breakfast show launched on Monday morning with a new presenter duo of Amanda Holden and Jamie Theakston and a whole...

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